Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester Salary

A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester earns an average salary of $77,927 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$50,058 - $103,013
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$78K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,927
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$14.68 - $48.00
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,058 - $103,013  
   
Bonus
$970 - $10,365  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,416 - $108,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $48.00  
   
Overtime
$28.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$970 - $10,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,416 - $108,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester

  • Write and maintain test cases, process defect reports, and perform black box testing, white box  and end-to-end testing.
  • Execute comprehensive test cases, processing defect reports.
  • Debug issue encounter during testing and in production.
  • Perform tests, report problems encountered, verify defects when fixed, and document test procedures to verify problem fixes.
  • Suggest and evaluate approaches to testing strategies in the test environments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester

Pay by Experience for a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 37 salaries. A Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
$77,000

▼22%

Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Senior Tester Salaries

Integration Testing
▲4%


National Average
$77,000





▼10%

Acceptance Testing
▼18%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 12%